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. >> larry: we asked him about rush limbaugh. >> you can't tell me i can't be in the party. i decide what party i'm going to be in. >> larry: plus his thoughts on iraq, afghanistan, north korea. >> they are some of the best toughest negotiators i've ever dealt with. >> larry: colin powell in his own words next on "larry king live." good evening. he's an old friend, great to be here in washington with him. general colin powell, united states army retired, former secretary of state, former chairman of the joint chiefs and founder of america's promise. a wonderful organization which his wife alma, by the way, now chairs. let's get right to things. a lot to cover tonight. thank you for coming. >> good to be here, larry. >> larry: the gates/cambridge police furor. your take. >> fascinating story as it unfolded, and you know, it kind of unfolded in several acts. but before i kind of talk about that, let me put down a few items. i know skip gates very well. he's been a friend for many years. he's interviewed me many times and we have shared a stage many times and i have the utmost respect for hi
: yes, it was. check four. colin powell rush limbaugh soap opera continues. as we pointed out last week general powell does not appear on fox news, preferring cnn. they almost always ask him about limbaugh. >> mr. limbaugh is entitled to his point of view. that's what makes this country great. is he free to criticize me all he wishes to. >> of course. >> because i can handle his criticism. the problem having with the party right now is when he says things that i consider to be completely outrageous and i respond to it i would like to see other members of the party do likewise. but they don't. >> do you think they are afraid to take him on? >> i know a number of instances where sitting members in congress or elsewhere in positions of responsibility of the party made like criticism of this -- of are you sure and within 24 hours they were backing away. >> why? >> because there is a strong base of support for mr. limbaugh. bill: check 5. as we predicted, the octomom naudia suleman has secured a reality program. the european company will feature her and her 14 children. filming is expected t
limbaugh, all these people saying the birthers are out of their mind. kind of interesting. we'll see what happens. willie geist, i swear you have made broadcasting history again. >> barnacle sits over here during way too early, which is distracting enough in its own right, but he's critiquing the show as it goes. telling me, no good, i won't make it. >> joe and i realize we can say we are here at the beginning exactly. it's like being present when milton beryl came out. >> or the big bang. >> a big story, bill clinton touching down. we begin with breaking news. former president bill clinton is in north korea on behalf of the obama administration. he's trying to negotiate the release of those two jailed american journalists. reporters euna lee and laura ling sentenced to 12 years of hard labor for illegally crossing the border. adrian joins us live from beijing -- she's not with us right now. we'll try to get back to her. pat buchanan, let me ask you. what do you think is going on here. can you remember a precedent for something like this? >> i think jimmy carter -- jesse jacks
of stations that have a the limbaugh and a mark of nine who, my god, i think he sold more books so far than the gutenberg bible. i didn't see that incoming. but we decided that we weren't going to choose sides and i was glad to be conservative and say what i believed and callers did not really get that either. into that about a month to figure out that you to run in talk radio show with having a hyper partisan year in and be applied that to our tv show also "morning joe" when it started and is working. the remarkable thing happens when you let people, on your set and you don't scream at them and call them a marxist or a fascist. they want to come back. [laughter] and they tell their friends, you ought to go on the show. and so now we are honored to have great calmness and authors like gail collins and a lot of pulitzer prize winners to come on and we disagree, but it is a civil tom. it is a civil tone. i have gambled, i am a conservative guy, not as much as my dad who thinks nixon got framed, but i'm a conservative guy. [laughter] but there's just not the hyper partisanship there, i think t
as it would give ammunition to the people he describes as far right-wing whether it is rush limbaugh, sean hannity and the like and people he apparently feels have antipathy toward the black community and don't have a sincere passion to try to help uplift and so he says we don't need to have those people to give them ammunition. bill cosby said it's not a matter of earing dirty laundry. it isn't as if there are people who don't know about the problems, about the high dropout rate and don't know about the achievement gap between black and white children, who don't know about feet high incarceration rates and celebration of the drug culture. and i think it is just so difficult to have that conversation, steve. it's painful to hear it and then there are those as the caller points out will legitimately use that to distort that in some cases by use it to say we don't need social intervention to help those left behind and often left behind because of historical injustice in the society. so then it leads people i think into positions that are highly polarized and i am not going to admit to falls
as it would give ammunition to people he describes as the far right wing with it is rush limbaugh or sean and unity and the lights and people that apparently he feels has an antipathy toward the black community. don't have a sincere passion for helping uplift that community is so he says we don't need to have those people to give them ammunition. i think bill cosby said it's not a matter of airing dirty laundry. it's not as if there are people who don't know about the high dropout rates you don't know about the achievement gap between black and white children who don't know about the high incarceration rates and the celebration of the drug culture and as think it is so difficult to have the conversation. it is so painful for some to hear and then there are those who as the caller points out will legitimately use it to to distorted and in some cases use it to say we don't need social interventions to try to help those who have been left behind and often left behind because of historical and justice in society. said that if these people and thinking to positions that are highly polarized an
to kick colin powell out the party, i sayow really think --. >> re: that is rush limbaugh, isn't it. >> well, its a lot of people. i went out on myook tour and i watrying to expla to pple, if you want to be a tional party ain, you got to win a st or two n england. and let me ll you mething, people whoook like me and talk like me from thsouth, we're probably not going to do well in northeast harva maine. colin powellith. olympia sowee wi. tony snowwill. >> i just tew that out there. i own northeast. i'm sure iwould be just like e book tour. vote for him >> okay, if yo say so, okay i will ve for him but they kicked colinowell out of the party is insane i learned on the book tour t is fascinatingpeaking in new england. ha lot of people come up to me, a lot of older gentlema especially come up tme and say i ud to vote for republicans when they wereikeou. i said i'm really conservative. >> yeah. >> rose: . >> i like a libearian i'm so consertive. >> no, no, no, no you're not a ter. and what irealized on this book tour, t things. one good,ne bad. the good thing is that moderate its, en pe
powell out of the party, i say dow really think --. >> rose: that is rush limbaugh, isn't it. >> well, it is a lot of people. i went out on my book tour and i was trying to explain to people, if you want to be a national party again, you got to win a seat or two in new england. and let me tell you something, people who look like me and talk like me from the south, we're probably not going to do well in northeast harvard maine. colin powell with. olympia snowee will. tony snow will. >> i just threw that out there. i own northeast. i'm sure it would be just like the book tour. vote for him. >> okay, if you say so, okay i will vote for him. but they kicked colin powell out of the party is insane. i learned on the book tour t is fascinating speaking in new england. hi a lot of people come up to me, a lot of older gentleman, especially come up to me and say ised to vote for republicans when they were like you. i said i'm really conservative. >> yeah. >> rose: . >> i'm like a libertarian i'm so conservative. >> no, no, no, no. you're not a hater. and what i realized on this book tour, two t
the rush -- the rise, pardon me, decade-plus ago of rush limbaugh. today, you know, it's hard, man, it's hard for a guy like me because i get branded a conservative. you know i have never healed myself out that way. i have plenty of conservative views and plenty of liberal views but i constantly feel like i'm swimming upstream because the people who tune in, they expect that that's what they're going to get, and, frankly, many of them are seeking that level of reassurance. i'm not there to offer you reassurance. i'm there to hopefully ask entertaining and probing questions and not to browbeat. >> let's take a look at some more of the president on your program. he's talking about misinformation. i wonder if that's his problem or his problem is people really do have a sense of what he's doing and a lot of people in the center right as well as the right don't want him to do it, which is increase the federal role in taking responsibility for ensuring people's health. i'm not sure the right and center right are comfortable with this basic idea of taking national responsibility for people wh
really.... >> rose: that's rush limbaugh. >> well, it's a lot of people. i went out on my booker to and i was trying to explain to people, if you want to be a national party again, you've got to win a seat or two in new england. and let me tell you something, people who lookike me and talk like me from the south, we're probably not going to do well in northeast harbor maine. colin powell will. olympia snowe will. >> rose: well, in the northeast... >> i just threw that out. there i own the northeast with mika with me. okay, mika, if you say so, i'll vote for you. but they kicked colin powell out of the party. you know what i learned on this book shower in it's fascinating. speaking in new england. i had a lot of people come up to me, a lot of older gentlemen especially come up to me and say "i used to vote for republicans when they were like you." said "i'm really conservative, i'm like a libertarian i'm so conservative." they said "no, you're not a hater." and what i realized on this book tour, two things, one good, one bad. the good thing is that moderates even people left of center, wil
the last minute to talk about that episode. he became the soaring, rush limbaugh and others said you will be biased in your hosts in this debate and the walter cronkite. it was to be the subject of that furious continent -- controversy for a while? >> guest: i use it but at the time i was presented by my little possy who do not let me see a lot of what was said in which was a good thing because afterward and said it my god i never would have done this because there's senes but it was helpful. people like rush limbaugh who is an entertainer and can say whatever he dislikes but did not a i mean and the people i thought i knew and should have it is a small effort to get it right and those of the people who i felt unfairly treated by the people who i did not know who were mean to me i didn't care and the vast majority in turned out for people who did know and work with me and who immediately sent this can't be sure and i felt vindicated by that. >> host: thank you, gwen ifill, author of a "the breakthrough: politics and race in the age of obama". also visible on your local pbs statio
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